Saturday, October 4, 2008


On Wednesday night, we got the call that Adam's grandma had passed away. She was one of just a handful of extended family members Adam has, so though she lived a long life and was very sick at the end, it was still hard to let her go.

I have to say that she was one of those people you meet in life that you feel blessed to have known. She was amazingly resilient...she should have left us 10 times before but I think she and her body were just too stubborn to give in to anything until she was ready. But that is what you'd expect from a nurse that worked on her feet every day right up until her baby was born. The first night I met her at Adam's parents' house, I thought for about 2 minutes that she must really not like me from a comment she made in my direction....It turned out she was actually making a joke to the cat on the couch over my shoulder! And that's the way she was--quick witted and always making everyone in the room laugh. I never talked to her without coming away feeling a little better about my problems. I am so glad Connor was able to know her, even if just for a little while. I am sure there was a crowd of people waiting for her on the other side with big smiles on their faces, and I know someday she'll do the same for us.

1 comment:

Lynnie said...

sorry Adam - hope you have great memories of her. My grandparents are getting up there and i'm already sad that they go before I'm ready.